Latest News Releases

Follow the links below to keep up to date with GÉANT news. For more information on any of the stories, or to arrange an interview contact the DANTE public relations team call+44 (0)1223 371300 or complete the Contact Us form. 
Please use the news archive to read the news releases from previous years.
8 March | 2013
GÉANT picks up 1st prize for ‘Driving technology across the digital divide’
GÉANT has received first prize in the Excellent Science category for its entry ‘Driving technology across the digital divide’.
7 March | 2013
GÉANT and EGI formalise collaboration
Agreement will strengthen service offering to global research community
6 March | 2013
DANTE pushing towards world’s first 100G transatlantic network for research and education
DANTE, representing the pan-European GÉANT network, and the America Connects to Europe project (ACE), managed by Indiana University, have launched a Prior Information Notice (PIN) to progress the implementation of the first ever 100G (gigabits per second) transatlantic links for the research and education community
6 March | 2013
GEANT and TERENA release the final ASPIRE foresight study
‘A Study on the Prospects of the Internet for Research and Education 2014-2020‘, the final report of the ASPIRE study, is now available in pdf and printed paper format.
5 March | 2013
DANTE wins Best Technology Innovation Award for GÉANT network
Innovative project awarded accolade in the Computer Weekly European User Awards for Networking.
1 March | 2013
“GÉANT network helping to advance EU collaboration”
We are delighted that the EC has published a feature on the GÉANT network on its Digital Agenda for Europe newsroom page
28 February | 2013
OpenFlow Competition results announced
After a very successful competition, the GEANT OpenFlow team is proud to announce the results of the slice contest which closed on the 22nd of February.
20 February | 2013
CSC celebrates opening of new green data centre
CSC – IT Center for Science has formally launched its new data centre in Kajaani - possibly the most eco-efficient data centre in the world.
13 February | 2013
eduroam CAT eases user configuration and admin support
As the number of WiFi enabled devices grows, the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool has been developed to simplify the process of enabling laptops, smartphones and tablets to connect.
12 February | 2013
Joint Declaration seals Eastern Partnership Event pact to boost ICT-based e-Infrastructures in Eastern Partnership Countries
A joint declaration by 6 Eastern Partnership countries was sent to the European Union supporting ICT-based e-infrastructures for research and education in the Eastern Europe region.
8 February | 2013
First-ever around-the-world network backup agreement signed
Vital research collaborations will be safeguarded through the first, major agreement among partners running the two main high-speed research and education Internet routes across Asia, Europe and North America.
6 February | 2013
Performance U! is an expert school that aims to train performance experts, providing validated performance resources and face to face training.
1 February | 2013
Could music find the right key to treating epilepsy by forecasting impending seizures?
Musicians and scientists use high speed data networks to collaborate on melody analysis tool
31 January | 2013
Q&A with Dr. F F Tusubira, CEO of the UbuntuNet Alliance
Highly anticipated launch of the regional component of the high-speed UbuntuNet network.
28 January | 2013
Tracking Kyrgyzstan’s melting glaciers
High speed networks helping to forewarn of disasters
24 January | 2013
CONNECT issue #10
The January edition of CONNECT is now available to view online.
10 January | 2013
DANTE awards contract to OPNET
New investment means even better networking support to customers
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